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Video update on the week’s activities

A recorded update of the week's activities presented by the team
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Clio and Emma have provided feedback on the week’s activities in a videoed course update.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

This video was recorded at Chawton House and in Devon, on Thursday 10th December.

NB captioning is provided by Youtube’s automatic service so there may be errors.


Clio and Emma discuss Austen and baseball; idle second sons; marriage, the Directory of Women and its possibly similarity to Tinder; the wealth of Austen’s characters in real terms, and portraits of Austen.

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